Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Westwood Los Angeles, CA.

Experienced counselors in Westwood Los Angeles, CA for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Eating Disorder Counselor

Donald Goodman, LCSW

licensed clinical social worker

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

Most of our therapists have extensive experience working with eating disorders. We define eating disorders as any disturbance in eating behaviors. It could mean eating too much, not eating enough or any extremely unhealthy eating behavior, like binging and purging or habitually overeating. The two types of eating disorder which are included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSMIV) are Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia. Anorexia Nervosa is most often found in females and is diagnosed when a person is unable to maintain a weight of at least 85% of normal weight for their age and height. Usually people suffering from Anorexia Nervosa see themselves as overweight even

Eating Disorder Counselor

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

I have a history of working with compulsive dieters and compulsive overeaters. I work with clients to understand the underlying needs for the food and/or for the weight, while supporting clients' abilities to take care of themselves in profound ways, whether physically, spiritually, emotionally, or mentally. Clients find ways to create more nourishing and harmonious relationships with themselves as well as with food.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

If you have difficulties with your eating, there is always some emotional component. Together, we’ll examine what the psychological and emotional issues are that are involved in your particular problems with eating. This applies with compulsive overeating, anorexia, and bulimia. Even milder forms of overeating or undereating have emotional aspects, and we can deal with them. Bingeing or purging come in many forms, and we’ll examine how that may apply with you. It’s not about the diet, it’s about the dieter. It’s about the way you relate to your emotions, the people and situations in your life, and how you translate that to eating. You’re not damaged or a failure. Psychotherapy helps.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

I help individuals to break the chains of eating disorders which has them enslaved and obsessing over food and body image. Both women and men suffer from the norms in society and the ideals of how we are all supposed to look. People can become victims to the discourses of body image. I will work closely with you to free yourself from this eating disordered identity and to live a freer existence.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

The goals for treatment of Eating Disorders consists of helping clients restore normal eating patterns and having a realistic perception of body size. The treatment involves assisting client's in recognizing their illness and the emotional issues that perpetuates their self destruction. My approach involves assessing the type and severity of their eating disorder and referring for appropriate referrals needed along with therapy. Therapy consists of processing their fears, issues with assertiveness, underlying issues of passive-aggressive control, issues of failure and self-esteem issues.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

I view an eating disorder as a coping strategy (tool), and therapy is a place for you to replace this "tool" with one that is helpful rather than harmful. You and I would work together to find new ways of coping with uncomfortable feelings and situations. We would figure out what your triggers are and how to live with upsetting experiences. We might also discover that control has a lot to do with what's going on, and its roots might stem from how you were treated by your parents and other family members. So, we would also find ways for you to not only feel but actually BE more in control of your life.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

Unresolved issues from your past can lead to more serious disorders such as an eating disorder. We will go beyond the symptom of the eating disorder to treat the underlying cause and unresolved psychological trauma that brought you to experience it in the first place. This will help you restore your sense of control and reduce the poweful hold that any painful memories have on you as well as getting to a place where you have a better relationship with food.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

We have Psychologists with specialized advanced training who specialize in the treatment of eating disorders. Because there are many forms of eating disorders it is important to work with a therapist that has experience in this area. If left untreated, eating disorders can become severe and even life threatening. We work closely with other medical professionals to develop a physical, emotional and spiritual approach to your healing. Give us a call and begin your path to healing.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

Struggles with food, weight, & body image are the norm in our society. However, when it takes so much space in your head and life that you can’t really focus on what’s really important or getting through the day to day stuff is too overwhelming, it’s probably more of a problem than you think. Think about your relationships--are you connected or isolated? Do you avoid situations where there's food? Do you constantly think about how much you hate your body? You don't have to be ruled by your eating disorder! Therapy is the #1 treatment for eating issues. You don’t have to have an eating disorder to transform your relationship with food and your body.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Millennials

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

If a sensitive young adult feels anxious, fearful, powerless, overwhelmed, or lonely, they may discover a degree of comfort in eating. People who binge on food frequently experience life as overwhelming. Perhaps they experience their loved ones as pre-occupied, and/or their home as conflicted, disorganized and in need of boundaries. By working with my clients to understand and attend to any problems inherent in their family system, I can help address this problem.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

Eating disorders is a very complicated and serious issue which mainly occurs with woman but a growing number of men are also confronting this. We are still learning as much as we can about eating disorders and the opportunities to effectively treat and overcome this challenge. Caring psychotherapy and counseling along with behavior and cognitive therapies are currently the effective approach to reversing and managing eating disorders. It has been discovered that personal body imaging and family as well as social group messages around food, body size and body image have made for pivotal influences in the emotional trauma around food and eating. Transformation is successful with counseling.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Kathryn Bryan, LMFT, ATR-BC

Marriage and Family Therapist, Board-Certified Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

Eating disorders can be very serious, even deadly, disorders. Please call for a consultation with one of our clinicians first to see if you are an appropriate candidate for outpatient therapy. One of our skilled clinicians can help you have a more peaceful relationship with food and develop a more positive relationship with your body. Call us for an initial phone consultation.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within driving distance of Westwood Los Angeles

The focus I use to treat people with Eating Disorders is to look and help people understand control issues, rejection/abandonment issues, proper body perception, difficulty resoving conflicts with others, and teaching them about resolving issues to do with perfection, good/bad issues and acceptance. As a result, people will learn what they can and cannot control. They will come to undersand how food is used to fix relationship conlficts and how food is used to cope with stress, anger and anxiety. People will learn new ways to cope so that food is not used to treat their underlying emotional conflicts.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Westwood Los Angeles, CA.

Are you ready to start on a new path? Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed therapists in Westwood Los Angeles who specialize and have experience treating food issues such as anorexia, over eating, food aversions, orthorexia nervosa and bulimia.  Food issues affect anyone, both children and adults and can impede our relationships and daily life. Counseling for help with food and eating is a vital component of healthy recovery and restoration. Find the right counselor for eating and food issues in Westwood Los Angeles right now and begin your new life.

Westwood Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of Westwood Los Angeles is 47,916 people and a median annual income of $68,716. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Westwood Los Angeles, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Westwood Los Angeles are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans